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    • The Stars My Destination

    • By: Alfred Bester
    • Narrated by: Gerard Doyle
    • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48

    Marooned in outer space after an attack on his ship, Nomad, Gulliver Foyle lives to obsessively pursue the crew of a rescue vessel that had intended to leave him to die.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • STILL AMAZINGLY GOOD AFTER 62 YEARS

    • By charles watkins on 02-19-18

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Demolished Man

    • By: Alfred Bester
    • Narrated by: Gerard Doyle
    • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    In a world policed by telepaths, Ben Reich plans to commit a crime that hasn't been heard of in 70 years: murder. That's the only option left for Reich, whose company is losing a 10-year death struggle with rival D'Courtney Enterprises.Terrorized in his dreams by The Man with No Face and driven to the edge after D'Courtney refuses a merger offer, Reich murders his rival and bribes a high-ranking telepath to help him cover his tracks. But while police prefect Lincoln Powell knows Reich is guilty, his telepath's knowledge is a far cry from admissible evidence.

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The New Adventures of Nero Wolfe

    • By: Alfred Bester
    • Narrated by: Sydney Greenstreet
    • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    He's the smartest and the most stubborn, the fattest and the laziest, the cleverest and the craziest - the most extravagant detective in the world. Yes, it is Nero Wolfe, Rex Stout's gourmand orchid fancier and one of the most eccentric and unique detectives ever to hit the airwaves. Starring character actor Sydney Greenstreet (The Maltese Falcon), The New Adventures of Nero Wolfe is an immensely entertaining mystery series that remains a true delight even 60 years after it was first broadcast.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Nice escapism.

    • By Nancy Johnson on 03-01-17

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Nick Carter: Master Detective: Volume Two

    • By: David Kogan, Alfred Bester, Milton J. Kramer
    • Narrated by: Helen Choate, Lon Clark, John Kane, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Nick Carter made his literary debut in 1886 and was featured in over a thousand stories, but there's nothing dusty about this dime novel detective. From the first burst of knuckles rapping on his office door to his deft wrapping up of each case, Carter is an investigator in action. But, he doesn't work alone.

    Regular price: $25.17

    • The Roller Coaster

    • By: Alfred Bester
    • Narrated by: John W. Michaels
    • Length: 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    This tale by Alfred Bester has a strong thread of plausibility running through it. Just enough conviction, if in fact, to wake up in the middle of the night with a feeling that someone stole the blankets.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Love Bester

    • By Darryl on 07-09-14

    Regular price: $4.99